A joint police force investigation has led to the arrest of a 31-year-old man, following the seizure of a large quantity of hashish.

On Oct. 7, the RCMP and the Royal Newfoundland Constabulary conducted the investigation in connection to a suspicious package containing a controlled substance. 

Police obtained a warrant to search a residence in St. John's, where they seized 11 kilograms of hashish in vacuum-sealed bags. They also seized 11 grams of marijuana.

The man was arrested and charged under several sections of the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act. He appeared in provincial court on Oct. 8.

His next scheduled court appearance is Nov. 22, when he will enter a plea.